**First Solar, Inc. [FSLR]**

## First Solar, Inc. Ratios

Ratio | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Gross Profit Margin | 25.69% | 24.33% | 26.12% | 25.32% |

Profit Margin | 15.27% | 11.68% | 10.60% | -2.86% |

Return on Assets | 7.85% | 5.84% | 5.32% | -1.44% |

Return on Equity | 10.37% | 8.37% | 8.69% | -2.66% |

Quick Ratio | 1.69 | 1.62 | 0.92 | 1.34 |

Current Ratio | 3.48 | 3.08 | 2.39 | 2.57 |

Operating Cash Flow to Current Liabilities | -0.38 | 0.68 | 0.54 | 0.69 |

Debt Ratio | 24.16% | 25.73% | 34.58% | 43.21% |

Debt to Equity Ratio | 31.86% | 34.65% | 53.28% | 76.08% |

Times Interest Earned Ratio | 72.30 | 209.92 | 194.33 | -2.79 |

Inventory Turnover | 3.88 | 3.67 | 3.70 | 4.00 |

Accounts Receivable Turnover | 11.25 | 24.95 | 9.35 | 7.64 |

Asset Turnover | 0.51 | 0.50 | 0.50 | 0.56 |

## Sector [Information Technology] Average Ratios

Ratio | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Gross Profit Margin | 56.41% | 56.69% | 55.76% | 57.26% |

Profit Margin | 13.95% | 16.94% | 16.25% | 14.71% |

Return on Assets | 8.78% | 9.61% | 10.01% | 9.33% |

Return on Equity | 20.57% | 19.07% | 16.47% | 9.08% |

Quick Ratio | 1.27 | 1.19 | 1.30 | 1.23 |

Current Ratio | 2.55 | 2.53 | 2.68 | 2.60 |

Operating Cash Flow to Current Liabilities | 0.77 | 0.80 | 1.02 | 0.78 |

Debt Ratio | 57.07% | 53.02% | 47.94% | 47.27% |

Debt to Equity Ratio | 164.05% | 167.24% | 130.29% | -200.04% |

Times Interest Earned Ratio | 29.53 | 83.26 | 147.22 | 94.89 |

Inventory Turnover | 24.03 | 22.20 | 28.43 | 17.85 |

Accounts Receivable Turnover | 8.96 | 9.07 | 8.81 | 8.75 |

Asset Turnover | 0.59 | 0.64 | 0.64 | 0.65 |

## S&P500 Average Ratios

Ratio | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |
---|---|---|---|---|

Gross Profit Margin | 51.03% | 52.12% | 52.30% | 52.25% |

Profit Margin | 8.43% | 12.30% | 11.95% | 11.16% |

Return on Assets | 6.33% | 7.61% | 7.73% | 7.49% |

Return on Equity | 15.09% | 16.41% | 19.24% | 34.42% |

Quick Ratio | 1.63 | 1.84 | 1.47 | 2.04 |

Current Ratio | 4.52 | 10.53 | 4.55 | 9.56 |

Operating Cash Flow to Current Liabilities | 0.96 | 1.19 | 0.89 | 1.08 |

Debt Ratio | 65.15% | 63.25% | 61.11% | 61.40% |

Debt to Equity Ratio | 296.58% | 237.26% | 234.59% | 456.73% |

Times Interest Earned Ratio | 19.66 | 43.85 | 70.96 | 29.35 |

Inventory Turnover | 20.55 | 14.05 | 14.61 | 13.16 |

Accounts Receivable Turnover | 24.48 | 15.48 | 19.04 | 14.36 |

Asset Turnover | 0.74 | 0.78 | 0.79 | 0.81 |

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